Prodr. 2: 117 (1825) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Erect or procumbent shrub, usually less than 1 m high, ± glabrous; stems and branches flattened and winged, often weak and supported by surrounding vegetation, ultimate branches of cladodes 2–7 mm wide. Leaves reduced to scales to 2 mm long, occasionally with a few ± rotund leaves to 15 mm long on basal or juvenile growth. Flowers solitary, 6–10 mm long; pedicels to 4 mm long; bracts few, to 2 mm long; bracteoles inserted at or below middle of pedicel; calyx 3–4 mm long, glabrous; corolla yellow and red, the standard longer than other petals; ovary shortly stipitate, glabrous, 6–8-ovuled. Pods oblong, densely pubescent, to 4 cm long; stipe about as long as the calyx. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
EGL, EGU. Also Qld, NSW. Occasional on sandy soil in low dense coastal heathland eastward from about Marlo.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|